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Whitmer signs directive to transition state fleet to emissions-free by 2024

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2023
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Tuesday instructing state departments and agencies to accelerate their transition to zero-emission vehicles. The directive, which applies only to the executive branch and does not carry the force of law, is part of the Democratic governor’s campaign to electrify Michigan’s transportation networks. “Getting this done will help drive demand of Michigan-made electric vehicles, lower gas and maintenance costs for the state since ZEVs cost far less to fuel and maintain and reduce air and noise pollution in our communities,” she said via a...

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